So many tried and true recipes from the past no longer end up on our tables. What a shame! We’ve included a list of some favorite old-fashioned recipes that everyone should try at least once. So what are you waiting for? Get out your cooking supplies, throw on one of My Happy Vibes’ inspirational tank tops to keep you thinking positive, and start cooking!
Mini Pineapple Upside Down Cakes
Pineapple upside down cakes soared in popularity in the 1950’s when canned fruit became mainstream. This easy Mini Pineapple Upside Down Cake recipe creates the old-fashioned taste in a personal sized cake with a unique blueberry twist.
Chicken and Dumplings
Just the sound of this delicious main dish transports you back to grandma’s kitchen in decades past. Try it yourself to see if the long weathered meal of Chicken and Dumplings is worth its old-fashioned fame.
This tasty dish received its name because one of the main ingredients was lamb and was probably commonly eaten by shepherds. Today, ground lamb has largely been replaced with ground beef, but the old-fashioned savory taste of Shepherd’s Pie should be tried by all.
This old-fashioned breakfast item is packed with nutritious ingredients like carrots, walnuts, and apples. Test out these moist and flavorful Glory Muffins on your breakfast table.
Coffee Crumb Cake
Coffee Crumb Cake became popular during World War II and used several wartime food staples as its main ingredients.
Stuffed Cabbage Rolls
For many generations, cabbage has been known as the “great nutritional bargain” at the grocery store. Folks from the olden days understood the value of cabbage and created delicious Stuffed Cabbage Rolls to make use of the tasty ingredient.
When cloves, cinnamon, and nutmeg were brought over by the Crusaders in the 13th century, people began combining these spices with fruit and meat in what became known as Mincemeat Pie. Today, most people cut out the meat to enjoy the classic taste of this old dish.